Find short-printed image swaps for top prospects with the 2018 Topps Pro Debut Baseball variations. The MiLB set delivers the stars of tomorrow (and even today) using the flagship MLB design.
The 2018 Topps Pro Debut checklist contains 15 of the SSP variations, including options for Ronald Acuna, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Gleyber Torres and Tim Tebow. Averaging 1:100 packs, collectors should find one in every four or five boxes. There are also one-of-one Black parallels for each variation.
While Topps did disclose the variation lineup on the final checklist, the unknown element is determining which image is the short print.
2018 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Variation Codes
As has been the case lately, there are two ways to identify 2018 Topps Pro Debut Baseball variations. The first and most obvious way is to look for the photo difference on the front. The gallery below clears that up.
However, a secondary route is to check the bolded CODE#CMP number on the back of the card, under the stats. Although not the actual reason for the code, these final digits can be an easy way to distinguish a variation.
- Base - ends in #8144
- Variation - ends in #8154
2018 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Variations Checklist
14 Michael Kopech - Charlotte Knights
20 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. - Dunedin Blue Jays
23 MacKenzie Gore - AZL Padres
25 Hunter Greene - Billings Mustangs
46 Adam Haseley - GCL Phillies
50 Gleyber Torres - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders
62 Jo Adell - AZL Angels
100 Royce Lewis - GCL Twins
117 Brendan McKay - Hudson Valley Renegades
127 Brendan Rodgers - Hartford Yard Goats
152 Jake Burger - AZL White Sox
167 Pavin Smith - Hillsboro Hops
200 Tim Tebow - St. Lucie Mets
2018 Topps Pro Debut Baseball Variations Gallery
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